Copy and paste works - Cut and paste fails

  melvyn 22:05 18 Oct 2009
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I've just had to reload my PC - runs on XP and reloaded the failed PC using Norton Ghost. Everything seems to work OK except that when I cut and paste (either by Dropdown menu or drag/drop), the resulting file is "seen" but not able to be opened.

If I copy and paste, either way, everything works OK.

Anyone any ideas??

  melvyn 17:34 19 Oct 2009

Thanks for getting involved - it happens both with jpg and doc files. I've not tried any others.

  Kevscar1 18:22 19 Oct 2009

IF you cut you are removing the item so there is nothing to paste

  Sea Urchin 18:30 19 Oct 2009

>> IF you cut you are removing the item so there is nothing to paste <<

Not true - if you CUT you remove the text from the original source, but you can then paste it as many times as you wish from the clipboard.

Copying - the same except that the original stays where it is.

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